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libeling

noun
variants: or libelling

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the making of false statements that damage another's reputation
  • the underhanded politician resorted to libeling when it became clear that that was the only way he was going to win the election

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libeling

verb
variants: or libelling
present participle of libel

Synonyms & Antonyms of libeling (Entry 2 of 2)

to make untrue and harmful statements about
  • the court decided that the newspaper's reportage of the former mayor, while irresponsible, did not constitute an effort to libel him

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“Libeling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/libeling. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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